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Best Selling Fast Growing Arborvitae

The Green Giant Arborvitae (Thuja plicata 'Green Giant' - sometimes called Western Red Cedar) has become one of the most desired landscape trees in the US, and for good reason. With a growth rate of 3-5 feet a year, this tree has has one of the fastest growth rates of any Arborvitae available for sale. 

Native to North America, this tree features good form with beautiful fragrant foliage all along the entire length of the trunk. You'll love how it will hide messy views, and give you a sense of natural privacy. 

Create a Fast Growing Living Privacy Screen

Cloaked in thick, soft, dark green foliage from top to bottom the Green Giant Arborvitae makes an almost instant privacy screen. Often used in commercial settings to block undesirable views, imagine what it will do for you to block nosy neighbors!

Many neighborhoods have limitations on the size of fences. But you won't have to worry about that with a row of these gorgeous trees. Use them to create a magnificent backdrop that requires very little maintenance. 

Very Hardy Native Tree

Arborvitae means "tree of life", which attests to the hardy nature of this evergreen tree. You won't have to worry about it surviving ice storms or heavy snow. Birds love it, but most insects don't, and it is deer resistant, especially when mature. It grows well in most soils, and even during dry periods it's incredibly fast-growing. It's native to North American, and has flexible branches that bend - even with heavy snow falls. 

Super Height, Super Fast!

As its common name implies, this is a "giant" Arborvitae. The sprays of foliage begin at the base of the Arborvitae and extend slightly upward along the entire tree. The vibrant green coloring stays true all year, not even fading during the cold winter months. Spacing them at 15' apart ensures a super thick screen very quickly.

Great Along Your Property Line or as a Specimen

Although stunning in rows, the Green Giant Arborvitae can also be planted alone as a sentinel in your yard or plant them in groups to form a living frame highlighting a special part of your landscape. They're also a beautiful living wall shielding you from unwanted views, noise and wind.

This is a great tree at a great price. Order yours from Nature Hills today!

  • Fast Growing
  • Great for Privacy
  • Easy Care
  • Soft Evergreen Foliage

Customer Review

"I usually purchase nursery items from Lowe's/Home Depot, this was my first time purchasing trees online. I bought 6 Green Giant Arborvitaes from Nature Hills, which were shipped/delivered very quickly, and arrived in pristine condition/very healthy looking.

Based on my experience with them, I would definitely recommend Nature Hills Nursery.

We have had Green Giants over the years, and they are the fastest growing/best looking/most disease resistant of the evergreens."
-JB, Greenville SC

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.
Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.
*If you have found your zone already, the table above will highlight your zone.
Color Zone Times
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Green Giant Arborvitae Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Thuja plicata 'Green Giant'
Foliage Green
Mature Height 40 - 50 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 18 feet
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Evergreen